Category: Daily Blog 2014

VISIONS14 Leg 1 Arrived at Axial Seamount

The R/V Thompson arrived at the summit of Axial Seamount at ~ 2 am on July 15 to begin operations. During the previous day, ROPOS was completely tested and safety meetings were held among scientists, engineers, the ship crew and the ROPOS team t

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Steaming to Axial Seamount

Today has been spent in preparation for the upcoming dive (Dive R1712) at the summit of Axial Seamount. Safety meetings were held among the ship, ROPOS, and science party teams, operational plans were discussed, and equipment readied fo

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